Following Meningitis Outbreak, Questions Linger Over Vaccination’s Effectiveness
Three Santa Clara University students had developed meningitis, even though at least one of them had been vaccinated. But that vaccination was approved under an accelerated FDA process, and much is still unknown about it.
Student With Meningitis Was Vaccinated. What Happened?
One of the three students sickened in last week’s meningococcal disease outbreak at Santa Clara University is the son of Penny Nelson, who works with me at KQED News. What’s especially interesting about his case is that he had received a new vaccine against the illness, yet still got sick. (Aliferis, 2/9)